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The Lost Twin Lakes Trail is a good two day hike with some steep uphill climbs. The area offers activities from photography to technical climbing. Cliffs rise 3000 feet vertically above the south edge of Lost Twin Lakes.

Trail Beginning: 9,100 ft. West Tensleep Lake Trailhead.

Trail Ending: 10,300 ft. Lost Twin Lakes.

Attractions and Considerations: The Lost Twin Lakes Trail is a good two day hike with some steep uphill climbs. The lakes and the surrounding area offers activities from photography to technical climbing. The cliffs rise 3000 feet vertically above the south edge of Lost Twin Lakes. Wildflowers are in bloom most of the summer at different elevations.

Narrative: The Lost Twin Lakes Trail starts at West Tensleep Lake and winds up through lodgepole pine and grassy meadows. It is three miles to Mirror Lake. From Mirror Lake the trial follows Tensleep Creek above Timber line to Lost Twin Lakes.

Directions: From US Hwy. 16, Take US Hwy. 16 east of Ten Sleep, Wyoming, 18 miles. Turn left onto West Tensleep Lake Road Trail seven miles to the end at West Tensleep Trailhead.

Elevation: 9,100 feet

Ending Elevation: 10,300 feet

Elevation Gain: 1,200 feet

Distance: 7.0 miles

Usage: Moderate

Difficulty: Moderate

 
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Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming


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